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A 35-year-old female asked:

is mycoplasma hominis a normal vaginal pathogen or is it an sti?

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Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Family practice : Mycoplasma hominus is considered a std. Many times it is self limiting and requires no treatment if asymptomatic. If you have a discharge and have pain it should be treated. It is so small of an organism that it is difficult to discover.

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Should I be concerned if I have green vaginal discharge?

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Yes: Women know their bodies and might be familiar with many types of vaginal discharge. However, an unusual one or a new one should be evaluated by a professional. If yellowish green, it could be trichomonas, which an obgyn provider should diagnose and treat. If the woman is pregnant and the discharge is darker green, it could be meconium-stained amniotic fluid, and that could become an OB emergency.
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Is it possible to get pregnant if his penis does not enter my vagina?

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Inver Grove Heights, MN
A 19-year-old female asked:

What can cause a foul odor in urine, thats not an std?

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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Bladder infection: Foul-smelling urine can come from a bladder infection or even from certain foods that we eat. Stds do not usually effect the bladder and i wouldn't think they are responsible for the foul-smelling urine. More than likely it is from a bladder infection. Vaginal infections can sometimes have an odor as well and may be difficult to distinguish from odor caused by urine.
A member asked:

Im having more then normal discharge from my vagina no color but a fishy discharge smell

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 18 years experience
Get checked: This could represent a vaginal infection. You need to get checked out and get it treated as necessary.

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